Friday, December 23, 2016

Blog Kiosk: 12/23/2016 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

Dashing and Debonair.

Featured here is an original 120mm photo transparency of an photogenic Sandy Koufax in a photoshoot taken in the 60's. (eBay Auction Link)  I believe it was taken by LA theatrical photographer Jay Thompson.

Below are more links to check out:
  • This Day in Dodgers History:  In 1953 second baseman Jim Gilliam was named Rookie of the Year.  In 1958 the Dodgers received infielder and future Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson from the Phillies for Jim Golden, Rip Pepulski and Gene Snyder.  In 2004 the Dodgers signed free agent outfielder JD Drew to a five year/$55 million contract; which included an opt-out clause after his second season.  As you know, JD did exercise the opt-out.
  • Happy Birthday, Bunny Fabrique, Doc Gessler, Danny Taylor, Tim Leary, Cody Ross & Hanley Ramirez!